The Better Business Act coalition wants business to be legally responsible for their impact

The climate emergency and social inequality are profound and pressing problems that can only be solved if we harness the potential of entrepreneurs, innovation...

Future Buildings Standard must be more ambitious, say construction and environmental groups

A coalition of built environment and climate action organisations has written to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government...

Abundance launches green investment to help build Greater Manchester’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure 

Abundance Investment, a UK ethical investment crowdfunding platform, has launched an offer to fund the roll out of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure throughout...

Polestar chief says EV revolution could become ‘plaything for speculators’

The EV revolution is in danger of becoming a plaything for speculators and risks losing its focus on helping tackle climate change, according to...

UK to speed up Net Zero drive, targeting 78% emissions cuts by 2035

The government is reportedly set to announce an acceleration of the UK’s drive towards carbon neutrality sought by the middle of the century. By 2035...

Ireland sets target for 5GW of offshore wind by 2030

Two giant power projects off Ireland’s east and west coasts are set to power the nation towards its target of 5 GW of maritime...

Vauxhall to supply Mitie with 655 electric Vivaro-e vans

Vauxhall is to supply facilities management and professional services company Mitie with 655 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans. The first Vivaro-e has already been delivered and...

Half hourly settlement in consumer retail power gets Ofgem’s green light for four year...

Ofgem has approved the introduction of half-hourly settlement in retail energy markets serving all consumers.  Suppliers will have until October 2025 to implement the...

World’s first sustainable plant to separate rare earth oxides is projected for Humber estuary

A factory designed for sustainable recovery of scarce minerals essential to making batteries for EVs and wind turbines is being proposed in Britain’s booming...

Nearly half of world’s biggest companies factoring cost of carbon into business plans

Corporate accounting for the cost of carbon is rising, with the number of companies using or planning to use an internal carbon price increasing...

JustPark to make 800 new EV chargers available through Zap-Map network

Parking platform, JustPark, is to make more than 800 EV charging points available on the Zap-Map platform from June 2021, with new locations continually...

Virgin Money backs Gresham House solar distribution in multi-million pound deal

Virgin Money has agreed a new financing partnership with specialist alternative asset management company Gresham House, the bank’s largest transaction in the renewable sector...

Battery barons Gresham House snap up 30MW of Scots storage, expands fleet to 425MW

Britain’s biggest investor in utility-scale batteries Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GHESF) today announced its first buy in Scotland, paying £15.6m from its subsidiary...

Earth Day:  “Purge greenwash from banks’ and firms’ communications with their audiences”, Treasury committee...

Companies and banks should face censure if they exaggerate the environmental sustainability of their lending and operations, an influential Parliamentary committee urges today (Thursday...

Warburtons puts electric 16 tonner from Renault Trucks into service

Warburtons has put its first 16 tonne fully electric truck into service, a Renault Trucks D Z.E. that will operate out of its bakery...

MAN Energy Solutions to partner on world’s largest liquid-air energy-storage project

Highview Power, specialist in long duration energy storage solutions, has selected MAN Energy Solutions to provide its LAES turbomachinery solution to Highview Power for...

Latest issue of Modern Fleet magazine

Issue 3 of our new EV magazine Modern Fleet is available to ready today online or via the new App. If you are interested in...

“New epoch” of renewables unlocks capacity “to meet world energy needs 100 times over”:...

Energy economists Carbon Tracker believe fossil fuels will be ousted from world electricity production by the mid-2030s, displaced by tumbling costs of solar and...

Government ‘abandoned’ Green Homes Grant scheme, say MPs

The Johnson government walked away from its undelivered flagship policy to insulate Britain’s energy-wasting homes, MPs claim in a scathing new report. Chaired by senior...

New GeniePoint EV chargers in Cheshire

Cheshire West and Chester Council has created new charging points across the borough using dual-socket fast GeniePoint chargers, installed and managed by Engie EV...